About Us

Serving rural Caswell County for more than 85 years, The Caswell

Messenger is a weekly community newspaper committed to keeping

bringing accurate, reliable coverage of local news while reflecting

the values and traditions of the community it serves.


In addition to being the primary source of Caswell County news, The

Caswell Messenger also serves to foster communication among readers by

encouraging thoughtful, spirited discussion of issues that affect

readers in a community forum on the Opinion page.


Whether you're looking for hard news such as coverage of local

government, arrests, etc., want to follow local school sports, enjoy

heartwarming features, want to find out where everyone will be this

weekend or just want to know who's getting married or just graduated

from college, The Caswell Messenger has the news you need to stay

informed and be involved in every aspect of Caswell life.


The Caswell Messenger is owned by Womack Publishing Company,

headquartered in Chatham, Virginia. Womack Publishing Company is a

privately-held, family-owned, media company of newspapers, telephone

directories, specialty publications and Internet-based businesses. A

family-owned community newspaper company, Womack Publishing Co.

operates 15 newspapers in Virginia and North Carolina.


In Virginia, the company's newspapers include the Star-Tribune in

Chatham, Altavista Journal, Times-Virginian in Appomattox, Union-Star

in Brookneal, Smith Mountain Eagle in Moneta, South Hill Enterprise,

Independent Messenger in Emporia and Brunswick Times-Gazette in



The company's North Carolina newspapers include the Lake Gaston

Gazette-Observer in Littleton, Mebane Enterprise, Caswell Messenger in

Yanceyville, News of Orange in Hillsborough, Montgomery Herald in

Troy, and the Warren Record in Warrenton.